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Massachusetts mourns loss of Sen. Brooke

Massachusetts officials comment on Sen. Edward Brooke’s passing

Good jobs topic dominates Oversight Committee meeting

With a number of major Roxbury development projects poised to advance this year, calls are growing ever louder for the projects to bring good jobs and community benefits.

Deval Patrick: The double veil of an improbable life

As Governor Deval Patrick takes his final walk down the State House steps, he can look back on a record of successfully shepherding the Massachusetts economy through the 2008 financial meltdown, increasing diversity in the courts and executive suites, and ...

Edward Brooke blazed trail for black progress

Sen. Edward W. Brooke will always remain a hero to the veterans of the battle for civil rights. He was keenly intelligent, extraordinarily gracious and endowed with natural and persuasive oratorical skills. Brooke set a standard for competence which very ...

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Raises More Than $1 Million for Scholarships

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Meets Hughes-Graham Challenge, Raising More Than $1 Million for Scholarships.

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Lawn on D kicks off Winter with Boston’s first Fire & Ice Festival!

Lawn on D continues to push the creative envelope in Boston with the launch of their first Fire & Ice Festival. Grab your down coat, hat and mittens and be sure to head on down to D Street for his ...

In the news: Joel Barrera

Joel Barrera was named last week by Governor Elect Charlie Baker as Deputy Chief of Staff for Cabinet Relations.

Kick Up Your Personal Style with Bold and Colorful African Print

Crazy, sexy cool, fashion using African prints this season.

Black Native Americans beginning to assert identity

African Americans claiming Native American ancestry have begun to assert their identity more openly. In July, more than 400 attended the inaugural meeting of the National Congress of Black American Indians in Washington.

Year 2014 brought sweeping changes to Boston

A change of mayoral administrations, rapidly rising real estate values, looming threats of gentrification and the redevelopment of Dudley Square were among the major stories of the last year.

Tax prep centers help residents with Earned Income Tax Credit

Every year, many lower- and moderate-income Bostonians miss out on what could be a substantial benefit: the Earned Income Tax Credit.

In the news: Maicharia Z. Weir Lytle

The Board of Directors of United South End Settlements announced last week the selection of Maicharia Z. Weir Lytle as the organization’s next CEO.

BRA approves MassDOT plan to construct new transportation bldg. in Roxbury

The Board of Directors for the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development Industrial Corporation revised the tentative designation for Parcel P-3 in Roxbury so that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation can develop nearly one million square feet of space for ...

Governor announces over $5 million in tax credits

Continuing the Patrick Administration’s commitment to encourage new economic opportunities for low- and middle-income households throughout Massachusetts, Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein today announced over $5 million in Community Investment Tax Credits to 44 community organizations ...